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That Tantalus

That Tantalus

by BRONK, William

New Rochelle: The Eizabeth Press, 1971. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in spine-faded, very good dustwrapper. Inscribed by Bronk to author Nicholas Delbanco, and additionally Signed on the title page.
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$65.00
Imaginary Landscape: Making Worlds of Myth and Science

Imaginary Landscape: Making Worlds of Myth and Science

by THOMPSON, William Irwin

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition. Octavo. 198pp. Page fine edges foxed, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper with modest edgewear. Poet and educator Daniel Hoffman's copy sent to him from the author for his review. Laid in is a lengthy handwritten letter on The Lindisfarne Association letterhead Inscribed by the author and addressed to Professor Hoffman. Also, laid in is William Thompson's Guggenheim Application typed (unsigned) letter and... Read more
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$85.00
Bayou Stomp

Bayou Stomp

by John Kruth; Marvin I. Hill [Illustrator]

Jackalope Press. First Edition. Unknown Binding. Very Good. Not ex library. This is an 'association copy'; inscribed by Kruth to fellow (vinyl) artist Brian Foster. Otherwise no notes or highlighting. Pages clean, binding sound. Light wear to cover. Thanks for looking!
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$25.00
Supplement One: The American Language

Supplement One: The American Language

by MENCKEN, H.L

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in modestly age-toned, near fine dustwrapper with a short tear at one fold. Nicely Inscribed by the author to an important literary editor: "My venerable colleague Bernard Smith to recall our joint sweatings for art and truth. H.L. Mencken. Aug. 20, 1945." Smith was editor-in-chief at Knopf where he was known for editing B. Traven, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Langston Hughes, and many others. In 1947 he migrated to... Read more
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$750.00
Nog

Nog

by WURLITZER, Rudolph

New York: Random House, 1968. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper with two light spots. Author's compliments card laid in. Inscribed by the author: "For George - (Jorge) and Cynthia - With love - and salt around the rim and the Sylvia Motel - Rudy. Thanks for the grey Stetson." First novel, a sixties road trip narrative, compared in a blurb on the rear panel to Thomas Pynchon (Pynchon himself contributed a blurb to one of Wurlitzer's subsequent... Read more
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$300.00
Lophocyon Carpathicus N. Gen. N. Sp. aus dem Jungtertiar der Ostslowakei und eine Neue Unterfamilie der Schleichkatzen (Viverridae) [Lophocyon Carpathicus N. Gen. N. Sp. from the Neogene of Eastern Slovakia and a New Subfamily of the Viverridae]

Lophocyon Carpathicus N. Gen. N. Sp. aus dem Jungtertiar der Ostslowakei und eine Neue Unterfamilie der Schleichkatzen (Viverridae) [Lophocyon Carpathicus N. Gen. N. Sp. from the Neogene of Eastern Slovakia and a New Subfamily of the Viverridae]

by Oldrich Fejfar; Norbert Schmidt-Kittler; Michal Zacharov

E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1987-01-01. Paperback. Good. In German. 1987 E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (Stuttgart, Germany), 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches tall paperbound in light brown printed wraps, 22 pp. plus two full-page photographic plates. Palaeontographica, Pal. A, Band 199. Prior owner name and identifying number to front cover. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked. Note that this is an oversized book, so additional postage will be required for... Read more
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$16.95
Essay on Irish Bulls [Family Association Copy]

Essay on Irish Bulls [Family Association Copy]

by [Edgeworth, Richard Lovell and Maria]

London: J. Johnson, 72, St. Paul's Churchyard, 1808. Third edition, Corrected. Wonderful association with the Edgeworth family. Inscribed at the top of the title page by Maria Edgeworth "Mrs. Charlotte Sneyd from the authors - in stead of one which they stole from her when she was absent at Ross-------" . Association copy with Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849) the famed children's author, educationist & feminist. She was the daughter of Richard Lovell Edgeworth and Anna Maria Elers.... Read more
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$4,500.00
CARDENIO; OR THE SECOND MAIDEN'S TALE

CARDENIO; OR THE SECOND MAIDEN'S TALE

by HAMILTON, Charles. [William SHAKESPEARE, JOHN FLETCHER]

[Lakewood, Colorado]: Glenbridge Publishing Ltd., 1994. First Edition. Signed presentation from Hamilton, to theatre critic Vincent Canby, on the front endpaper: "For Vincent Canby, with cordial regards of the author-editor, Charles Hamilton. Also William Shakespeare [in facsimile]." Vincent Canby was an American film and theatre critic who served as the chief film critic for The New York Times from 1969 until the early 1990s. He was then its chief theatre critic from 1994 until his death in 2000. He... Read more
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$150.00
I Like America

I Like America

by JOHNSON, George E.Q

(New York): Privately Printed / (The John C. Rogers Company), 1939. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. 24mo. Quarter rough cloth and textured and embossed cloth boards. Corners rubbed, near fine. One of 1000 numbered copies. Ownership Signature of woodcut artist John DePol.
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$50.00
Hunt in an Unmapped Interior and Other Poems

Hunt in an Unmapped Interior and Other Poems

by Yates, J. Michael ( SIGNED )

Francestown: The Golden Quill Press, 1967. Fine in jacket with slightest rubbing. Inscribed and dated on ffep.to another Canadian poet. A nice bright copy. Inscribed By Author. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Association Copy.
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CA$30.00
ALL THE SAD YOUNG MEN

ALL THE SAD YOUNG MEN

by F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

ALL THE SAD YOUNG MEN
FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
TO ANNE OBER (Wife of Fitzgerald's literary agent)
Harold Ober was F. Scott Fitzgerald's for most of Fitzgerald's literary career. Ober often lent Fitzgerald in advance of payment for the many short stories Fitzgerald wrote and published to pay for his and Zelda's generally exceptional, sometimes exotic, often expensive lifestyle.
Harold Ober's signature appears on the front pastedown of this book.
It's difficult to think of a better... Read more
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$125,000.00
Open Country

Open Country

by Amabile, George ( SIGNED )

Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1976. About fine, with author's inscription " to Fred " ( Candelaria ) on front flap.. Inscribed By Author. First Printing of the First Edition. Stapled Wraps. Near Fine. Association Copy.
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CA$30.00
Opera Aperta [The Open Work], Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche  Contemporanee  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Opera Aperta [The Open Work], Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche Contemporanee - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Eco, Umberto

Milano: Bompiani. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. First edition/first printing (1962 Casa Ed. Valentino Bompiani, Milano; Contursi A004a) with light peripheral leaf toning as usual, else Fine. White-stamped navy cloth in Nearly Fine condition, slightly soiled yellow matte dust-jacket. Publisher's blindstamp on title page as required. Inscribed and signed by Eco to his bibliographer, James Contursi. An attractive Association Copy... Read more
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$4,300.00
Form and Fable in American Fiction

Form and Fable in American Fiction

by HOFFMAN, Daniel

New York: Oxford University Press, 1964. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper with wear at the extremities. Inscribed by Hoffman to his father. Hoffman served as the Consultant in Poetry of the Library of Congress (the equivalent of the United States Poet Laureate) in 1973-1974 and published several additional books of poetry and literary scholarship.
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$250.00
Sangschaw ( Inscribed and Signed By The Author To Literary Critic Douglas Sealy)

Sangschaw ( Inscribed and Signed By The Author To Literary Critic Douglas Sealy)

by M’Diarmid (MacDiarmid), Hugh

First Edition published by William Blackwood And Sons in 1925. Second issue with pale blue cloth and black titling. The BOOK is in Very Good+ condition. Some pushing at the spine ends with a little rubbing to the edges. Some toning to the text-block with some spotting to the prelims and endpapers. Occasional light spot to the pages in places. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ or better condition. Toning to the edges, folds and the spine. Light creasing and mild edge-wear at the spine ends with... Read more
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£375.00
Folk Tales From China. Third Series

Folk Tales From China. Third Series

Peking: Foreign Language Press, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition(?). Printed paper over boards. A little soiling, else near fine. Inscribed by Vera Stern (wife of Issac Stern) to Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes.
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$45.00
Pierre Écrite (Librairie Classique)

Pierre Écrite (Librairie Classique)

by BONNEFOY, Yves

Paris: Mercvre De France (Librairies Joseph Gilbert), 1965. Softcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, unnumbered copy. 87pp. Wrappers. Text in French. Ownership signature of poet Daniel Hoffman, endpapers with light offsetting, preliminary pages unopened on top edge, wrapper edges modestly worn, near fine in a very good unprinted glassine dustwrapper and a very good printed paper dustwrapper with title and author name inked on spine and front panel, spine sunned. Laid in is an "Aerogramme"... Read more
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$1,000.00
SCANDAL: A NOVEL

SCANDAL: A NOVEL

by HAMILTON, Cosmo

1917. CULTER, Richard. HAMILTON, Cosmo. SCANDAL: A NOVEL. Illustrated by Richard Culter. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1917. 12mo., red cloth, stamped in gilt. First Edition. Signed presentation from Hamilton to opera singer Marguerite Namara on front endpaper: "To Marguerite Namara from Cosmo Hamilton." From the library of Broadway musical writer Guy Bolton, with his name stamp on the front & rear pastedowns. Good (spine dull, some creasing pp. 321-324). A nice association copy! $85.00.
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$85.00
Fools' Gold

Fools' Gold

by WILEY, Richard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in spine-faded, else fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Wiley to author Nicholas Delbanco: "For Nick Delbanco with warmest friendship. Richard Wiley. Ann Arbor January, 1989." Author's second novel, his first won the 1987 PEN/Faulkner Award.
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$85.00
Faust: A Tragedy: Two Volumes in One

Faust: A Tragedy: Two Volumes in One

by GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Two volumes bound as one. Translated in the original metres by Bayard Taylor. Gilt-stamped green cloth, top edge gilt. Extremities modestly rubbed, spine ends and corners lightly bumped, near fine being fellow poet James Merrill's copy with his name Signed on the front fly. Also, laid in are two typed letters, one is Signed by [J.D.] Sandy McClatchy and addressed to another poet Daniel Hoffman. The other typed letter (unsigned) is... Read more
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$300.00
THE REMARKABLE SURGICAL PRACTICE OF JOHN BENJAMIN MURPHY

THE REMARKABLE SURGICAL PRACTICE OF JOHN BENJAMIN MURPHY

by SCHMITZ, Robert L. [With Timothy T. OH]

Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1993. First Edition, first printing. A remarkable presentation copy from Schmitz, to his wife: "9 May '93 Mother's Day. To my beautiful helpmate, Mary Jane [nee English] without whom life would be very bleak. She had much to do with this book and I am deeply indebted. Long may we live to enjoy the melodic music we make together. With much love, Bob." Robert died in 2012 and his wife in 2019. A terrific association copy in a book that is rarely found signed... Read more
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$150.00
SEVEN FOOTPRINTS TO SATAN

SEVEN FOOTPRINTS TO SATAN

by Merritt, A

NY: Avon, 1968. 11th printing, July 1968; #S280. Cover art by Doug Rosa. Previously owned by Charles Vess who has written his name and Home Room # on first page. Tanned; corner and edge wear; creasing; rubbing.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good-. Association.
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$8.00
THRILLING WONDER Stories: April, Apr. 1937

THRILLING WONDER Stories: April, Apr. 1937

by Thrilling Wonder (Eando Binder; Arthur Leo Zagat; Neil R. Jones; Ray Cummings; Paul Ernst; Simpson Stokes; Dr. Arch Carr; Edmond Hamilton; Max Plaisted)

NY: Beacon Magazines, 1937. Vol. 9, No. 2. [Edited by Mort Weisinger.] Cover art by Howard Brown for "Wanderer of the Void" by Dr. Arch Carr. Includes "The Judgement Sun" (novelette) by Eando Binder; "Flight of the Silver Eagle" (novelette) by Arthur Leo Zagat; "The Astounding Exodus" (novelette) by Neil R. Jones; "Elixir of Doom" (novelette) by Ray Cummings; "The Invisible Midge" by Paul Ernst; "Down on the Farm" by Simpson Stokes;... Read more
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$30.00
Reminiscences of Chicago During the Forties and Fifties (with an Introduction By Mable McIlvaine)

Reminiscences of Chicago During the Forties and Fifties (with an Introduction By Mable McIlvaine)

Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1913. First Edition. Small Octavo. 137p. A remarkable association copy inscribed by two prominent Chicagoans: Thomas E. Donnelley, President of Lakeside Press to William A. Dyche, who became Mayor of Evanston and was instrumental in getting the elevated train from Chicago to that city. His huge contributions contributed to North Western's Dyche Field (later renamed in 1997 as Ryan Field). He was also publisher of the City Directory where both he and Thomas E. Donnelley were... Read more
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$450.00
HELLO TOWNS! (SIGNED BY E. B. WHITE)

HELLO TOWNS! (SIGNED BY E. B. WHITE)

by Sherwood Anderson [E.B. White]

New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 6 x 9 in. Brown cloth boards. First edition, 1929. E. B. White's personal copy with his name in pencil on the ffep. Condition is NEAR FINE ; corners and spine ends have minimal wear, covers are very fresh, front has one tiny spot. Spine very clean and spine titles bright. Binding tight and text extremely clean. A few antiqaurian bookseller's notes in pencil on the pastedowns. Andre Strong Bookseller is located in Blue Hill, Maine,... Read more
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$350.00